Faculty Member Profile

Apurba Roy
Assistant Professor
Economics
MSS in Economics (KU)
01922623122
aroy@bu.ac.bd

Economics of Extreme Weather Events, Environmental Economics, Economics of Climate Change, Adaptation Strategies

# Scholarly Publications
● Sudipa Basu and Apurba Roy (2020). An economic assessment of fish polyculture as an adaptation strategy against environmental change in the southwest coastal region of Bangladesh. International Journal of Environmental Studies. https://doi.org/10.1080/00207233.2020.1754560.
● Apurba Roy and Sudipa Basu (2019). Assessment of socioeconomic vulnerability of climate-induced migrants in southwest region of Bangladesh. Jagannath University of Economics, 1(1), pp. 1-12.
● Apurba Roy and Sudipa Basu (2019). Technical Efficiency of Pottery Firms on South-central Region of Bangladesh, Barishal University Journal (Part-2), 3, pp. 5-18. [Peer Reviewed]
● Apurba Roy and Mohammed Ziaul Haider, (2018). "Stern review on the economics of climate change: implications for Bangladesh", International Journal of Climate Change Strategies and Management, 11:1, pp. 100-117. https://doi.org/10.1108/IJCCSM-04-2017-0089. Emerald Publishing Limited. [Thomson Reuters Social Sciences Citation Index (ISI) Indexed]
● Sudipa Basu and Apurba Roy, (2018). "Economic assessment of mud crab (Scylla Serrata) culture as an adaptation strategy to salinity intrusion in south-west region of Bangladesh", International Journal of Environmental Studies, 75:6, pp. 891-902, Taylor & Francis, https://doi.org/10.1080/00207233.2018.1470402.
# Book
● Economics Second Paper (XI-XII Class), Assistant Writer, Publisher: Bangladesh School Bahrain. Publishing Year: 2015, ISSN: 978-984-34-0237-0

#Current Affiliation
● PhD Researcher (Economics), School of Economics and Finance, Victoria University of WellingtonWellington, New Zealand, Email: apurba.roy@vuw.ac.nz. URL:https://www.wgtn.ac.nz/sef/research/phd/apurba-roy
#Merit Awards
● Prime Minister’s Gold Medal — 2013, University Grants Commission (UGC), Bangladesh
● Presidential Gold Medal — 2015, Khulna University, Bangladesh
# Academic Research
● Apurba Roy (2015). Stern Review on the Economics of Climate Change: Implications for Bangladesh, Master’s Thesis, Economics Discipline, Khulna University, Khulna, Bangladesh.
● Apurba Roy (2013). Efficiency Measurement of Rice Producers: A Stochastic Production Frontier Approach, Undergraduate Thesis, Economics Discipline, Khulna University, Khulna, Bangladesh.
# Academic Conference
● “Role of International Remittance on Rural Development in South-central Region of Bangladesh.” Paper Presenter in the 4th International Integrative Research Conference on Education, Governance and Development, BARD, Comilla, Bangladesh, BARD, Comilla, Bangladesh, 18 & 19 December 2017. (with Sudipa Basu).
● “The Nexus Between Battery and Diesel Operated Auto Rickshaw: Trade-Off Between Employment Generation and Environmental Pollution in Urban Areas of Bangladesh.” Paper Presenter in the 1st International Conference on Social Sciences and Law-2019, University of Barishal, Barishal, Bangladesh, 15 & 16 March 2019. (with Sudipa Basu).
#Research Project
● “Options and determinants of livelihood diversification under environmental change in coastal community of Bangladesh [BDT35,000].” Principal Investigator, from the University of Barisal supported by the University Grants Commission (UGC), Bangladesh, 2018-19. (in Bangladesh)
● “The Nexus Between Battery and Diesel Operated Autorickshaw: Trade-Off Between Employment Generation and Environmental Degradation in Urban Areas Of Bangladesh [BDT40,000].” Principal Investigator, from the University of Barisal supported by the University Grants Commission (UGC), Bangladesh, 2017-18. (in Bangladesh)
#Seminar Presentation
● “A Brief Report on Socio-economic Development of Barishal Division in Bangladesh” Key Note Speaker on the Discussion Seminar organized by Bangladesh Investment Development Authority in association with Barishal District Administration, Place: Circuit House, Barisal, Date 24 February, 2019.
# Training Experience
● Foundation Training for University Teachers, Participant, Bangladesh Agricultural University, with support from the University Grants Commission of Bangladesh. Duration: 27 June & 23 July, 2018
● Training on Research Methodology, Participant, – Khulna University, Bangladesh. Duration: 22 & 24 September, 2012
● Training on STATA, Participant, Khulna University, Bangladesh. Duration: 04-06 February, 2013
● Training on Geographic Information System (GIS), Participant, Khulna University, Bangladesh. Duration: 25-27 January, 2013
● Workshop on Enhancing Resilience: Disasters and Climate Change in Bangladesh, Participant, A workshop program organized by UNDP, Bangladesh. Duration: 19-20 November, 2014; Venue: Hotel Castle Salam, Khulna, Bangladesh. (Successfully completed all sessions)
#Social Responsibility
● Director of Research, Bangladesh Relief Initiative for Communities in Khulna, Inc. (BRICK), Reston, Virginia, United States of America (2018 - )